Give Thanks! Spicy Apple Cran Pecan Quinoa

Appetizer, Sides | November 27, 2013 | By

SpicyAppleCranPecanQuinoa2Hey…

I know, I know. Right about now you’re gathering all of your final ingredients and probably have pies in the oven in anticipation of tomorrow, Thanksgiving!!

But here’s a quick, easy, unexpected twist on the flavors of the day! And especially perfect if you have a guest with gluten sensitivity.

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In honor of Hanukkah, you can use kasha instead of quinoa. Either way, I am not exaggerating when I say you will want to GOBBLE it up immediately!

Have a beautiful holiday!

Love, Annette

 

Spicy Apple Cran Pecan Quinoa

Annette Zito, KitchAnnette™
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 apple peeled & cubed (I used Cortland)
  • 1 shallot diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh sage, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries/craisins
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare quinoa according to package instructions. Set aside.
  • Drizzle olive oil in a sauté pan. Add shallots & apple, sauté over medium heat until shallots become translucent & apple softens. Stir in herbs, pecans, dried cranberries, & spices (adjust to taste as preferred).
  • Once fully combined, mix in the cooked quinoa. Let cook, mixing, for about 5 minutes until evenly blended. Plate and serve.

1 Comment

  1. CATHY BRUCK

    November 7, 2015 at 2:56p

       please send al future emails to cathy.bruck26@gmail.com thanks   On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 08:50 PM, “KitchAnnette’s Dishin’ the Dish” wrote:    

    KitchAnnette posted: “Hey…

    I know, I know. Right about now you’re gathering all of your final ingredients and probably have pies in the oven in anticipation of tomorrow, Thanksgiving!!

    But here’s a quick, easy, unexpected twist on the flavors of the day! And especially”

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